The Outline


Rand Paul is mad as hell about sexed-up, coked-out quails

Uber introduces constant, real-time surveillance of drivers’ criminal records

Sacha Baron Cohen has the best publicists alive: Dumb Republicans

The Jehovah’s Witness data-collection scandal

There’s a ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ wine now

A cartographer maps the global impact of humanity

Must reads

Can an independent music blog survive in America?

In the World Cup, celebrating a goal can be an act of political defiance

Are we stuck with cement?

Four thoughts on the future of afrofuturism


The Greek salad emoji includes a hard boiled egg. I’d like to suggest that this should be replaced with a cucumber slice, or other items.


Tomorrow 123: Full Contact With Jeremy Gordon

The Outline World Dispatch

Tomorrow 122: Full Court Press with Pema Levy

Out West Podcast, Season 2 Episode 10: The real world

Tomorrow 121: T.C. Sottek is on a Quest

Out West Podcast, Season 2 Episode 9: The Teddinator

Tomorrow 120: You Can't Run Indefinitely

Out West Podcast, Season 2 Episode 8: Take my heart when you go

Tomorrow 119: Naomi Fry knows John Mayer*

Out West Podcast, Season 2 Episode 7: Ghost Nation, Woke Nation

Out West Podcast, Season 2 Episode 6: Hat evidence

Tomorrow Podcast 118: Doing Some Heavy Lifting

Out West Podcast, Season 2 Episode 5: what’s the WiFi password?

NOBODY is talking about how the online depression community has been infiltrated by alt-right recruiters.

Tomorrow Podcast 117: The TV is Lying

Out West Podcast, Season 2 Episode 4: It’s lupus!

Tomorrow Podcast 116: Stepping into the Light

Think on it

Short albums are good

Alan Dershowitz should not have had friends to lose


Sex workers protest a post-Backpage world

With Facebook for Dating, you’re either out or way too far in

fountain of youth

Say goodbye to your happy plantation narrative


Here are our favorite summer songs

Read this amazing Twitter history of Missy Elliott

Mayday, mayday! Who’s the winner of ‘Drag Race’?

A glimpse inside Autism Day at Six Flags

The music industry is built to boost artists like XXXtentacion

Elon Musk + Grimes


We’ve never experienced this kind of rain before.

“Space Guard?”

Welcome to the age of the online pseudo-pharmacy startup

when water is low,
find an iceberg to tow

Tech bros who identify as “futurists” are sadly incorrect

By Paris Martineau

Old cell phones > new cell phones

Would you let your therapist read all your texts?


of all people who die from heat in New York are black

How to go on when the world is sinking

A trip to Montgomery’s lynching memorial on the Fourth of July

This map shows the surprising number of fake abortion clinics in NYC


Already have a cushy job? Here’s $10,000 to move to Vermont